Tunisia: Labor force participation

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 Tunisia

Labor force participation rate

 Latest value 45.74
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 47.07
 Min - Max 44.55 - 48.63
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Tunisia from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Tunisia during that period was 47.07 percent with a minimum of 44.55 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 48.63 percent in 1997. The latest value from 2022 is 45.74 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 60.54 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Tunisia - Labor force participation - recent values

Historical chart
Tunisia - Labor force participation - historical chart - 1990-2022




The labor force participation rate is the percent of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active. That includes the employed and the unemployed individuals.
Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 4.25 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 16.12 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 23.59 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 13.01 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 37.13 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 45.74 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 29.41 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 26.21 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 66.32 2022 percent
 Employment 3.39 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 15.80 Q3/2023 percent
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